Despite the fact that Technology has enhance production in Nigeria entertainment industry which has evolve the ancient pattern of music and visual production, instrumentals and the real taste of good sound. There are some foregone Nigeria music video rocking the industry.
There are usual suspects that the Wizkid, Davido, and Tiwa Savage are the leading stars but seems the game has changed as we now have the new kings and queens, Burna Boy, Victor Ad and the vibrating new darling entertainer, Teni who scooped ‘The best new act’ at 2018 SoundCity MVP Award.
As one of the most visited global entertainment platform, Stannova decided to carefully scrutinize the Top 10 foregone Nigeria music video rocking the industry which are enlisted below:
Bonus: Flavour – Gollibe
‘Gollibe’ by the king of high life music, Flavour was released in 2014 which was off his ‘Thankful Album’ which reportedly sold over one million copies within 72 hours of debut.
10. 2Baba – African Queen
African Queen by innocent Idibia formally known by his stage name, 2face Idibia but now known as 2baba was recorded in 2004, produced by the late OJB Jezreel. The visual were featured by his beloved wife Annie Idibia, Yvonne Jegede among others. However, he dropped the official remixed of the visual on his 2017 anniversary night.
9. Eedris Abdulkareem – Mr Lecturer
‘Mr Lecturer’ is a song that addresses the problem of students in the universities. How students uses money, female students using their body to solicit higher grades, as well as other evil menace happening in higher educations.
8. Davido – Fall
7. Iyanya – Kukere
This is the first hit jam by Iyanya which he dished out in 2011. ‘Kukere’ is a dance mix which nearly set the whole country ablaze with the stylish dancing gimmick.
6. Olu Maintain – Yahooze
‘Yahooze’ is the hottest 2007 track by Olu Maintain which he dropped after leaving his group to join Kennis Music. This song made wave both Nigeria and internationals.
5. D’banj – Top Of The World
‘Top of the world’ is the first single D’Banj dropped under Sony Music in the year 2012 which I can vividly recall that it was the anthem used in Africa Cup of Nations 2013 (AFCON 2013) in South Africa.
4. The Mavins Ft. Don Jazzy – Dorobucci
‘Dorobucci’ which was released in 2014 is a joint track from the Mavins company which features the whole record mates; The leader, Don jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Reekado Banks, Dr Sid, Korede Bello, Di’ja and De Prince.
3. Wizkid – Ojuelegba
‘Ojuelegba’ is an evergreen song from Ayo Balogun worldly called Wizkid, the 2014 track was peaked at ITunes worldwide music chart for over 6 months, it made waves local and international, this song was nominated in American music Award which expanded his musical career to global.
2. Davido – Aye
‘Aye’ by Davido, produced by Tspize is one of the biggest 2014 hit song released under HKN record before he ends the contract to established his own company in 2016.
1. Wizkid – Come Closer ft Drake
Here comes my favourite from the enlisted foregone Nigeria music video rocking the industry, ‘Come Closer‘ by Wizkid featuring Canadian born rapper, songwriter and a performer, Drake is one the biggest 2017 video shot by international director, Daps.